Transportation, Land Use, and Community Design


Transportation and public health agencies should invest in and institutionalize the collection of data to inform policy and to measure the impacts of active transportation on physical activity, population health, and health equity. (TLC-4)


  • Improve and expand existing data collection sources to assess active transportation patterns and trends that include local-area data. (TLC-4.1)
  • Develop new data collection sources for pedestrian and bicyclist counts and impacts of bicycle and pedestrian trips on economic and personal health. (TLC-4.2)
  • Develop performance metrics for walking and bicycling for transportation. (TLC-4.3)
  • Improve transportation modeling of active transportation trips and use of multimodal travel demand models. (TLC-4.4)


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